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RE: XML 1.0 is simple. was: RE: almost four years ago....
- From: "Simon St.Laurent" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 12:09:24 -0400
On 15 Jun 2001 11:01:33 -0500, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> That's why the term "markup technologies"
> was introduced to this list some years ago
> and even became the name of a GCA conference
> until someone noticed it didn't sell as well.
> It keeps me from having to explain XML vs
> SGML vs GML vs DSR.
I've never really been pleased with that usage of "markup technologies".
But then you probably remember that I've never been excited about SGML.
I'm making a different distinction, retreating back to the fundamentals
of what these tools do: marking up text with tags. The rest is, well,
> Nodes is nodes; properties is properties.
> The Groves guys had it right. :-)
Not in my view. Marked-up text is a lot more interesting to me than
nodes and properties. Funny how we can cross one division just to